Tag: vegan holiday menu

Fall & Winter Holidays, Father's Day, French Cuisine, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Sides, Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Garlic Herb Mushrooms

Slow cooker garlic herb mushrooms are a tasty side dish with pasta, potatoes, or even on toast. Chewy mushrooms in a delicious sauce are a nice addition to any meal. And since they are made in the slow cooker, you don’t need to hang out in the kitchen while they cook – just turn it […]

Fall & Winter Holidays, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Sides, Stove Top Dishes, Vegetables

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

To reduce starches in your diet, or if you are just tired of plain ol’ potatoes, garlic mashed cauliflower is a perfect dish for you. I love cauliflower made like good old fashioned mashed potatoes, but with vegan ingredients substituted. I grew up in the southern US, and mashed potatoes were very common. We had […]

hoppin' john black-eyed peas
Cajun Cuisine, Entrees, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, New Year's Eve, Southern US Cuisine, Stove Top Dishes

Hoppin’ John Black-Eyed Peas

No one is sure where Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas originated. Some believe the recipe may have come from Louisiana and the French Creole name for pigeon peas, which are similar to black-eyed peas. The French Creole term for pigeon peas is “pois a pigeon,” which is pronounced “pwah peeJon.” This explanation makes great sense to me. […]

white bean dip
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Gluten Free, Indian Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Snacks, Summer Holidays

White Bean Dip

Made with fresh thyme and rosemary, this yummy white bean dip is as aromatic as it is tasty. Garlic adds another layer of flavor. This dip is a perfect accompaniment to sliced vegetables, toasted bread pieces, crackers or chips. You can serve it with some extra thyme for topping, pine nuts, or red pepper flakes […]

gingerbread vegan ice cream
Birthdays, Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, Ice Cream Maker

Gingerbread Vegan Ice Cream

A great addition to winter holiday menus, gingerbread vegan ice cream is a real taste treat. I love developing recipes and some of my greatest successes since becoming vegan have been ice creams. This one has turned out delicious and tasty as well! In order to cut the fat somewhat, I’ve used almond milk in […]

chocolate crinkle cookies
Birthdays, Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, Oven Dishes

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These vegan chocolate crinkle cookies are dangerously delicious. They have the flavor and texture of brownies. If you dare to eat one while it’s warm, you will be under their spell until they’re all gone. They are also a very pretty holiday cookie! The original recipe called for ground flax seed, but I usually keep […]